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JIPYONG LLC's Vietnam Practice Group provides expert legal services on foreign investment in Vietnam through a team of attorneys specializing in diverse fields including M&A, joint venture, real estate, finance and securities, SOC, and natural resources development. We have two offices in Vietnam, one in Ho Chi Minh City and another in Hanoi, which enable us to provide prompt and accurate one-stop legal services to meet the clients' demands. JIPYONG's Vietnam Office was recognized as the only "notable" law firm among the Korean law firms in service in the area for the Banking and Capital Markets field in 2013 IFLR 1000, and for the Banking & Finance and M&A fields in IFLR 1000 2016-2019.

Ho Chi Minh office was established in September of 2007 to provide systematic and comprehensive legal advisory services to companies wishing to expand their businesses into Vietnam.

The office provides localized professional legal services to meet the demands of clients under the leadership of Mr. Jung-Tae JUNG who has extensive experience in transactions covering diverse practice areas such as M&A, real estate, project financing, SOC, and securities.

They offer localized, expert legal services to clients looking to do business in Vietnam, along with a team of Vietnamese lawyers and staff who are fluent in English and are highly skilled and experienced in the areas of foreign direct investment, real estate development, tax and finance.

Foreign direct investment
Investment approval; and establishment of a local corporate body
M&A of local companies, acquisition of shares and due diligence on such acquisition
Construction and real estate development, project finance, real estate sales
IPOs of local companies on local and overseas exchanges; issuance of shares by local companies; and general advice on stock exchanges and securities business
Insurance and financing for local banks
Operation of local business and change of organization of business
Tax, labor, lease and intellectual property
Divestment, dispute with JV partner, liquidation, bankruptcy
Dispute resolution
Advised Lotte Mart on the opening its stores in Vietnam
Project Finance for Kumho Asiana Plaza in Ho Chi Minh City
Advising on real estate development project in Hanoi and comprehensive investment of POSCO
Represented Song Gia Complex Resort for Hyundai Development Project Emco's Project
Advised on setup of a real estate development JV and establishment of an office building project
Advised Hyundai E&C on construction of BITEXCO TOWER, the highest building in Ho Chi Minh City
Represented Shinhan Bank in the merger of Shinhan Vietnam Bank and Shinhan Vina Bank
Advised CJ O Shopping on establishment of a local home shopping company called "SCJ TV Shopping Company" in Vietnam
Represented Mirae Assets Securities in establishing a local finance company in Vietnam
Represented Posco to acquire Asia Stainless Corp (ASC)
Represented Lotte to acquire 'BIBICA', a listed company in Vietnam
Advised on Café Bene's enry into Vietnam
Advised Kumho Tire's branch in Vietnam on refinancing matters
Advised Korea Finance Corporation on its loan to Hyosung Vietnam
Advised Cheil Communications on establishing its affiliate in Vietnam
Represented CJ CGV in acquisition of the leading theater chain in Vietnam
Represented Lotte Shopping Vietnam in acquisition of a local real estate development company
Represented Posco in selling its equities to Nippon Steel Corp
Represented Bridge Securities to acquire the shares of HaiPhong and of CLICK&PHONE
Represented Megastudy educational institute to establish a joint venture within Vietnam
Represented Dongyang Systems and My Assets Securities to establish a joint venture
Establishment of Shinhan Vietnam Bank
Consulting and advising to establish real estate development Joint Ventures in many different cities including Ho Chi Minh city
Consulting and conducting a due diligence related to investments in Vietnam by Mirae Asset Securities, My Asset Securities, Dongyang Fund, and Bankis
Representing Kumho Rent, Kumho Tire, Daewon, Korex, POSCO, POSCO Specialty Steel, Hyundai-Vinashin, Hyosung, CJ, GS Retail, Lotteria and Orion on their various business operations in Vietnam
Foreign Direct Investment to establish a representative offices of financial institutions and of manufacturing factories, among others
Arbitrated and successfully won the trade disputes between Hyundai-Vinashin and Vietnam company
Ho Chi Minh City Office
Seoul Office – Vietnam Team
#1605, Centec Tower, 72-74 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai St., Ward 6, Dist. 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
FAX 84-28-3910-7511